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Lake Effect

Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds, and Recurrent Snows

Lake Effect( )
Author: Monmonier, Mark S.
ISBN:978-0-8156-1004-5
Publication Date:Sep 2012
Publisher:Syracuse University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Blending meteorological history with the history of scientific cartography, Monmonier charts the phenomenon of lake-effect snow and explores the societal impacts of extreme weather. Along the way, he introduces readers to natural philosophers who gradually identified this distinctive weather pattern, to tales of communities adapting to notoriously disruptive storms, and to some of the snowiest regions of the country.

Characterized by intense snowfalls lasting from a couple of...
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Book Details
Pages:260
Detailed Subjects: Science / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology
Nature / Weather
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Science / Environmental Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.94 Inches
Book Weight:1.373 Pounds



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